The Johnsonian Autumn 2010 : Page 1

J OHNSONIAN THE Fall Edition 2010 Center for Sustainability Welcomes Welding back to the College became apparent to Marie Allison, Director of Continuing Education. “At this time, there is an increased de-mand for welders due to the natural gas industry. Johnson College, given its repu-tation and history with welding educa-tion, has the chance to make a difference in the lives of job seekers,” explains Ms. Allison. “Our Welding Training Center strives to equip individuals with the skills necessary to obtain entry-level positions as welders for the gas industry.” In addition to its course of-ferings, the Welding Training Center also provides booth rentals as well as customized job training. Welding instruc-tor Jeff Roughgarden states, “Our training doesn’t only benefit those who wish to find careers in the natural gas industry. Jobs for individuals with entry-level welding skills can be found across multiple industry sectors.” Classes are currently underway at Johnson College’s Welding Training Center, located at 2001 Rosanna Avenue, Unit A, in Scranton. For more information, please visit www. or contact Ms. Allison at 570-702-8924. The Center for Sustainability at Johnson College recently celebrated one of its newest endeavors with the opening of the Welding Training Center. In 2002, after thirty-three years, Johnson College suspended its respected Weld-ing Program due to declining enrollment. Recently, the need to bring welding training Over the past several months, Johnson College has enhanced its cam-pus experience by implementing various technological changes. This year, the College has moved to a virtual bookstore. Bookstore offers students the convenience of shop-ping for books and College apparel 24/7. Students also have more options when buying textbooks. New and used texts, eBooks, and book rentals are available. Students, faculty, and staff can keep up to date with on-campus and off-campus happenings by checking out the College’s new digital signage. Displays are located in the Moffat Building Cafeteria, Richmond Hall, and the Weaver Building. Johnson College Is Wired! Wireless internet is now accessible all over the Johnson College campus. Matt Crandall, Associate Network Administrator, explains, “Mobile devices such as laptops, netbooks, and smartphones are becoming more common place so it made sense to implement a wireless solution.” The dedication and teamwork of the Johnson College community made all of these advances possible. •Cars on Campus Recap..........2 •Spirit of Giving Reception.....3 •Alumni News.........................6 •Fall Lecture Series.................7 In This Issue •Orientation &Welcome Week....4-5 3427 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, SCRANTON, PA 18508

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